Alternatives to SMF – Search my Files for all platforms with any license

  • Everything icon

    Everything

    "Everything" is an administrative tool that locates files and folders by filename instantly for Windows. Unlike Windows...

    Free Windows

  • Launchy icon

    Launchy Discontinued

    Launchy is a free Windows and Linux utility designed to help you forget about your start menu, the icons on your desktop, and even...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • DocFetcher icon

    DocFetcher

    DocFetcher 1.1 is a portable German/English Open Source desktop search application. It allows you search the contents of documents on...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Agent Ransack icon

    Agent Ransack

    Agent Ransack is a tool for finding files and information on your hard drive fast and efficiently. When searching the contents of...

    Freemium Windows

  • Locate32 icon

    Locate32

    Locate32 is software which can be used to find files from your harddrives and other locations. It works like updatedb and locate...

    Open Source Windows

  • RecentX icon

    RecentX

    RecentX is an innovative launcher that gives you instant access to your files, folders, programs, websites & clipboard history. It...

    Commercial Windows

  • FileSearchy icon

    FileSearchy

    File search utility that provides instant search by file name, and powerful search by file contents, size and date. Supports search...

    Free Personal Windows

  • FileLocator icon

    FileLocator

    FileLocator Lite enables you to locate files on your pc. It performs a thorough and quick search for any file you want to find. It...

    Freemium Windows

  • regain icon

    regain

    Search the contents of your files not just the file names. regain is a search engine similar to web search engines like Google, with...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • SearchMyFiles icon

    SearchMyFiles

    SearchMyFiles is a non-indexing portable alternative to the standard "Search For Files And Folders" module of Windows. It...

    Free Windows

  • Copernic Desktop Search icon

    Copernic Desktop Search

    Instantly find files, e-mails, and attachments stored anywhere on your PC with the free Copernic Desktop Search Home. Copernic...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Lookeen Desktop Search icon

    Lookeen Desktop Search

    A fast and next-generation desktop search and productivity tool for standard and virtual desktops, for private and enterprise search...

    Freemium Windows Microsoft Office Outlook

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  • Cathy icon

    Cathy

    An extremly small, very fast and easy to use media cataloging tool. You can use it to index files stored on removable media (CDs, DVDs...

    Free Windows Linux

  • UltraSearch icon

    UltraSearch

    UltraSearch searches files and folders on local NTFS drives and provides the results within just a few seconds. UltraSearch does NOT...

    Free Windows

  • FileSeek icon

    FileSeek

    FileSeek is an easy-to-use file search app that includes advanced functionality for power users! Search through files using simple...

    Free Windows

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    Index Your Files Discontinued

    Index Your Files allows you to search through all your files or folders on local or networked drives without remote admin rights (as...

    Free Windows Linux Wine

  • Searchmonkey icon

    Searchmonkey

    A fast real-time search engine for displaying regular expression matches (both file name and content) across multiple directories. ...

    Open Source Windows Linux BSD

  • Archivarius 3000 icon

    Archivarius 3000

    Archivarius 3000 is a full-featured application to search documents and e-mail on the desktop computer, your local network and...

    Commercial Windows

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  • PowerGREP icon

    PowerGREP

    Quickly search through large numbers of files on your PC or network using powerful text patterns to find exactly the information you...

    Commercial Windows

  • SwiftSearch icon

    SwiftSearch

    SwiftSearch is a lightweight program whose purpose is to help you quickly find the files you need on your Windows machine without ever...

    Open Source Windows

  • MasterSeeker icon

    MasterSeeker

    MasterSeeker is software to search and find files in your pc lightning fast.

    Free Windows

  • BareGrep icon

    BareGrep

    A free file finding and text searching tool: * Regular expression text search * High performance search algorithm * Wildcard and...

    Freemium Windows

  • FCorp File & Folder Tools icon

    FCorp File & Folder Tools

    Collection of File & Folder Related Tools . Feature List : 1. Attribute Changer 2. DateTime Changer 3. Duplicate Finder 4....

    Free Windows

  • XSearch icon

    XSearch

    XSearch is a free search tool that with more features that Windows Search didn't provided. It can search files on your computer in...

    Free Windows

  • Find Any File icon

    Find Any File

    Find Any File searches your local disks for files by name, creation or modification date, size, or type and creator code (not by...

    Free Mac

  • AndroSearch icon

    AndroSearch

    Search INSIDE documents/files on your device like no other files manager/finder do. Featuring sub second, full text, Desktop Search...

    Free Android Android Tablet

  • Wise JetSearch icon

    Wise JetSearch

    Wise JetSearch can help you search files or folders on all your local drives in just a few seconds. Input your keywords, select the...

    Free Windows

  • liquidFOLDERS icon

    liquidFOLDERS

    liquidFOLDERS stores all files in a separate area of your computer we call "store". A store does not have a fixed directory...

    Commercial Windows Windows Explorer

  • Gaviri SearchOS icon

    Gaviri SearchOS

    Gaviri SearchOS - Search Desktop, E-Mails, Network and Mobile Devices. The free version is not portable and cannot search in network...

    Freemium Windows